The issue explores the contemporary ability of Free Software to constitute a form of epistemological and material critique of contemporary societies. It does so with five research papers and three pieces in a “debate section”.
An Introduction to “The Critical Power of Free Software: from Intellectual Property to Epistemologies?”
The issue explores the ability of FLOSS to constitute an epistemological and material critique of contemporary societies.
P2P Search as an Alternative to Google: Recapturing Network Value through Decentralized Search
Free Software and the Law. Out of the Frying Pan and into the Fire: How Shaking up Intellectual Property Suits Competition Just Fine
The Ethic of the Code: An Ethnography of a ‘Humanitarian Hacking’ Community
From Free Software to Artisan Science
Free Software Trajectories: From Organized Publics to Formal Social Enterprises?
There Is No Free Software.
An Envisioning of Free Software’s Potential as a Form of Ccultural, Practical, and Material Critique: A New Perspective on the Implications of FS Peer Production for Social Change?